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Trendspotting: Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera remains popular, at least according to Google Trends

Lately I've been so caught up with the beast that is the Panasonic Lumix GH5 for shooting videos here on Stark Insider that it's easy to assume no other camera in the world matters... or even exists. Silly me!Interest in the venerable Canon EOS 80D, for instance, remains relatively...
Canon EOS 80D with Canon PZ-E1 Power Zoom Adapter - Test with Video

Canon Sales Report: Management lowers outlook, looks to full-size mirrorless cameras, lenses to bounce back

The smartphone is devouring the stagnant DSLR camera market. Can mirrorless models save the day for Canon and others?
Panasonic GH5 with Atomos Ninja Inferno Hands-on Review - First impressions

Is the Panasonic GH5 still worth it for 4K video?

At 2 years old now, is the Panasonic Lumix GH5 still a good camera for shooting 4K video?To cut to the chase: yes.Most definitely would be my response.Given that the GH5 came out in 2017 and is still a worthy competitor -- if not best in class -- is...
Sony RX0 II 4K action cam

New Sony RX0 II action cam is super tiny, perfect for stealth Vloggers

It's tiny. It's cool looking. And it's expensive.At $698 (USD) the Sony RX0 II is an action cam with a few neat tricks up its sleeve.For one it has a flip screen. That means you can see yourself as you compose shots, making it a suitable video camera option...

Hydrogen One Phone: Thoughts on new direction of RED’s mobile camera project

Big changes are coming to the Hydrogen One smartphone. Digital camera company RED, makers of higher end cinema cameras such as the Dragon and Epic, announced that due to a "series of obstacles and the new discoveries" the Irvine-based company would take the opportunity to significantly improve the entire...
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3 Days in Sonoma: Producing a short film using 5 years of footage (Video)

A woman in wine country. A woman in trouble. Again.
Panasonic GH5 with Rokinon 35mm lens

Filmmaking Challenge: Use only a prime lens to shoot your next project

Limiting yourself to a manual prime lens can ultimately improve your composition and focusing skills, and maybe even lead to more creative results.
Canon EOS RP specs and first thoughts Clinton Stark

Canon EOS RP full-frame mirrorless camera is lighter, smaller, and — best of all — cheaper

In the camera world 2018 will be remembered as the year that both Canon and Nikon finally entered the full-frame mirrorless market. Canon with a single model, the EOS R and Nikon with a pair of full-frame models, the Z6 and Z7.It was a long time coming. Sony had...
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Trendspotting: Digital camera market decline continues, could be down 50% in two years

Digital camera makers continue to face heavy headwinds, primarily from the do-all cameras we're carrying with us 24/7: smartphones.The advent of the smartphone and something called "computational photography" which leans on software processing to provide additional capabilities is continuing to disrupt the traditional camera market. That means pain for...